Restaurant reviews

5 Rivers: Indian cuisine cooked to order by a master chef

This family-run restaurant tucked away in south Everett is well worth discovering.


Get your game face on at downtown Arlington’s newest sports bar

With more screens than the Situation Room, the Centennial Bar & Grill is the place to watch the game. The food’s good, too.


Fill up on Asian fusion burritos and sandwiches at Chop Express

The Everett restaurant serves Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Hawaiian cuisine.


Granite Falls’ long wait is over: Thai food has finally arrived

For 116 years, the town was devoid of a place to enjoy pad Thai. Eat Thai Cuisine has changed all that.

Hop down Everett’s Colby Avenue for high tea at Rabbits Pantry

The recently opened shop also offers sandwiches, crepes and relaxation.

Let Mr. Simon introduce you to Chinese pancakes at Alderwood

Find out why savory jianbing has been a popular street food in China since ancient times.

Happy hour at LJ’s in Lake Stevens will put a smile on your face

The restaurant now boasts a comfortable, stylish interior to go with chef Lindsay Herschlip’s excellent food.

Botan Ramen blooms and grows in downtown Everett

Owned and operated by a 22-year-old Marysville woman, the place has become a hotspot since opening in July.

Dig into tasty barbecue and sides at Lynnwood’s Cask & Trotter

The chill eatery on the Highway 99 strip is a good choice for happy hour after work.

Wienerschnitzel: Still a hot dog of an Everett landmark

The A-frame fast-foot stand on Evergreen Way has been fulfilling guilty pleasures since 1969.

Umami makes the grade for refreshing poke and sushi burritos

The restaurant near Everett Community College and WSU also serves excellent chicken karaage.

Emory’s: perfectly grilled salmon earns my ‘championship’ award

The restaurant overlooking Silver Lake claims to have the largest outdoor dining deck in the county.

Get to know bibimbap at K Fresh, a new eatery in Everett

The healthful Korean dish is served in sizzling-hot stone bowls nestled in wooden boxes.

Kismet cafe-bakery a ‘Turkish delight’ found at Alderwood mall

The Lynnwood eatery’s menu aims to please with meat, vegetarian and vegan options — plus dessert.

Lynnwood Thai restaurant is hard to find, easy to return to

The owner of Charm Gai near Alderwood Mall learned to cook in her mom’s kitchen back in Thailand.

Beecher’s at Paine Field defies expectations of airport food

The menu includes Japanese-style steak, salmon, salads, sandwiches and, of course, grilled cheese.

South Korean chain offers a different take on fried chicken

BBQ Chicken, inside the H Mart food court, specializes in Korean-style fried chicken and sides.

The ballpark chow at Everett Aquasox games hits to all fields

A mushroom blend burger, pulled pork sandwiches and loaded tater tots are some of the new offerings.

New owners keep the flavor and feel of popular Whidbey diner

Deb and Jeff Kennelly don’t want to make (too many) changes because Freeland Cafe is great the way it is.

Sound to Summit in Snohomish excels at bites and brews

The original craft brewery in Snohomish has a menu of small plates perfect for sharing with friends.